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How Does The Brain Process Fear?
2013-02-05 04:55:00

A new study from the University of Iowa recently found the amygdala, an almond-shaped area of the brain, is not the only part of the brain managing fear; other regions, such as the brainstem, the insular cortex and the diencephalon, also play a role.

Potential Genetic Culprit For Melanoma Found By Researchers
2012-12-21 12:09:33

Researchers from the University of Colorado Cancer Center say that they may have discovered a new, more targeted way of treating melanoma, the most deadly form of skin cancer.

Mammograms May Cause Overdiagnosis Of Breast Cancer
2012-11-23 05:29:06

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine that looked at three decades of mammogram screenings finds that as much as a third of cancer diagnosed by routine mammograms may not be life-threatening.

HighBloodPressurePregnancy_100412
2012-10-04 09:39:28

Researchers from the American Academy of Neurology recently found that a mother’s high blood pressure during pregnancy could impact a child’s cognitive skills long into adulthood.

Zinc Deficiency Can Lead To Cancer, Diabetes, Other Diseases
2012-10-03 13:12:42

Researchers from Oregon State University (OSU) recently found that a zinc deficiency mechanism is related to aging and a number of diseases.

Menopause Evolved To Limit Competition Between Mother & Daughter-In-Law
2012-08-23 12:33:07

A new study finds that menopause evolved as a way to limit competition between a mother-in-law and her new daughter-in-law.

Cancer Patient Saved With Pluristem PLX Cells
2012-08-09 09:30:16

Dressed in a white coat, a physician wrapped a piece of gauze around the arm of a female wearing a black shirt. The female was tense and anxious, sitting patiently as vials were attached to her arm.

Body Piercings: NY Teens Must Now Have Parental Consent
2012-08-01 08:54:59

Teenagers in New York looking to express themselves with body piercings should look for a different method.

Pluristem Focuses On Therapeutic Cells Delivered Intramuscularly
2012-07-21 06:21:48

20,000,000. This is the number of peripheral artery disease patients Pluristem Therapeutics, a placenta-based cell therapy company, is working to assist.

menopause, hot flashes, exercise
2012-06-28 11:27:34

Researchers recently discovered that, for menopausal women who exercise, they experience fewer hot flashes in the 24 hours after physical activity.


Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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